Sunday, May 22, 2016

Red Lips for Asian Skintone!

Finding the right red lip colour can be pretty intimidating at first, especially so when you're just beginning to experiment with makeup and figuring out the right colours for your skintone. 

I guess before buying any type of makeup, you need to know your undertone. The skin's undertone is the warm, cool, or neutral hue that shows through the surface color of skin. To keep things real simple, you can use jewelry to find out your undertone. 
  • If gold jewelry complements your skin more than silver, you most likely have a warm undertone. 
  • If silver jewelry complements your skin more than gold, you most likely have a cool undertone.
  • If (lucky you) both complements your skin just as well, you have a neutral undertone! Which means shopping for makeup is less of a headache as compared to others. 

 Why is this important when I pick out lip colors? 

Did you know that lipsticks have different undertone as well? 
Ever bought a red color that just doesn't look quite right on your face? 


It honestly took me ages to finally figure out that I have a neutral undertone. Initially, it seemed pretty easy to decide, considering that I have an olive skintone and gold jewelry looks better on me. But undertone sometimes changes depending on the amount of sunlight you're exposed to and such, so when my tan got lighter, silver jewelry doesn't seem that bad on me... 

My point is, it takes a lot of trial and error to figure out the right colors and I actually wasn't planning on rambling on about undertones but this is my platform to share what I know. :P 


Anyways, back to the subject. 

I did a video awhile back on red lips for asian skintone, specifically skintones similar to mine. But since I mentioned that I have a neutral undertone and if you fall under any one of the spectrum, you could consider my options and try them out yourself. 

The three red colors that I mentioned in the video is: 

1. LA Girl Flat Pigment Gloss in Obsess                 

2. Colourpop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Avenue                

3. MAC Matte Lipstick in Russian Red               

Personal Opinion: 

Number 1 : Obsess is a classic red that isn't too intense and more suitable for everyday wear. It's honestly not a difficult red to wear and I could totally imagine girls with a fairer skin tone rocking this. 

Number 2 : My personal favorite. Okay, it's really intense but if you check out my video and see how it looked, you'll feel that same. It has this cool illusion that my lips looked somewhat velvety and I just really like how it's so in-your-face-i-dont-care-cuz-it's-too-pretty

Number 3 : This option is for those of you who don't quite like the liquid lipstick concept and prefer the good old lipsticks. It's really similar to Avenue, just not as intense as it. 


Hope everyone's had an awesome Sunday by the way. ❤︎

I'll see you on Instagram!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Lookbook | Sweater Weather #2

I've waited so long for another sweater weather! Cold & Rainy > Hot & Sunny. Period. Always.

Somehow my mind and my wardrobe refuses to acknowledge the fact that we're pretty much always hot and humid. (the humid part i hate) Whenever I go shopping, I find myself gravitating towards the soft and cozy cotton and knitted pieces. 

And whenever I head out with my friends and they see me in one of these, they'll be like, "Aren't you hot?" My usual reply would be, "Okay la. Not so bad. Peace in mind." Haha. 

That's how far I'll go with them. ❤︎

I have this white skirt from Pomelo Fashion for a while now and just haven't got around wearing it out. One of the reason I steer away from buying bottoms online is that there's always a high risk of it not fitting me and it just hangs weird on the side. You feel me? 

But I never had a white skirt before and it was only $27. Had to give it a shot right? :) 

And honestly, I really liked it. The slit cuts perfectly and I think it compliments my tan legs. It's a pretty cool color-block. Hehe. 

The green sweater shouldn't be unfamiliar on this blog. I've worn it to death already but I'm just so in love with her! I wanted to do preppy with this lookbook but I changed my mind and went for a slightly casual brunch date look just cuz it's more comfortable. 

The skirt was hanging a little weird of the side so the length of the sweater covered up pretty well. 

Before I sign off, quick question. Do you like my shades? 

I've recently launched my online store selling accessories - click ❤︎
And I'm thinking of bringing shades as well. What do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! 


Sweater - H&M
Skirt - Pomelo Fashion
Heels - Charlotte Russe
Choker -

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Kylie Jenner Lip Kit Swatch | Video

Sharing my lip swatch video here as well. ❤︎

For photo swatches, click here